Two Boise State Golfers Finish in the Top 10

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SANTA CLARA, Calif. Boise State University senior golfers Troy Merritt and Matt Hastings both finished in the top 10 at the Santa Clara University Invitational, Tuesday, to lead the Broncos to a sixth place finish with an 878 (+14).

 

Troy Merritt posted a 3-under 213 to finish tied for fifth place. This was the fourth top 10 finish in five tournaments this season for Merritt which moves him into a tie for third place with David Lebeck on the Broncos’ All-Time List for career top 10 finishes.

 

Matt Hastings did not record a round over-par as he finished tied for ninth place with a 2-under 214. He opened the tournament with a 72 (E), then he posted a 2-under 70 in the second before closing with another even-par 72. With the top 25 finish, hastings tied David Lebeck for third place on the Broncos’ All-Time List for career top 25 finishes with 18.

 

Other Broncos posting scores included John Baranco in 36th place with an 8-over 224, Tyler McDougall who tied for 54th place with a 230 (+14) and Chase Cochran who tied for 65th place with a 235 (+19).

 

With Merritt’s top 5 finish the Broncos have now placed an individual golfer in the top 5 in all five tournaments this fall season.

 

The Boise State men’s golf team will continue its season Nov. 5-6, at the Turtle Bay Invitational in Honolulu, Hawaii.

 

Results

SCU Invitational

Oct. 22-23, 2007

Santa Clara, Calif.

 

Boise State Individuals: T5. Troy Merritt (67-70-76-213, -3), T9. Matt Hastings (72-70-72-214, -2), T36. John Baranco (72-79-73-224, +8), T54. Tyler McDougall (77-77-76-230, +14), T65. Chase Cochran (74-81-80-235, +19).

 

Top Teams: 1. Portland (283-290-285-858,-6), 2. Santa Clara (290-284-285, 859, -5), #. Oklahoma (288-277-296-861, -3), 4. CSU Northridge (288-293-287-868, +4), 5. British Columbia (293-293-284-870. +6), 6. Boise State (285-296-297-878, +14), 7. Campbell (311-285-288-884, +20), 8. Sacramento State (295-302-291-888, +24), 9. Gonzaga (292-293-306-891, +27),  10. Kennesaw (309-295-292-896, +32), 11. South Dakota (298-305-294-897, +33), 12. Loyola College (296-303-299-898, +34), 13. Utah Valley (301-298-301-900, +36), 14. Idaho State (322-296-303-921, +57).

 

Top Individuals: 1. Nick Delio, CSU Northridge, (69-67-67-203, -13), 2. Tim Lynch, Santa Clara, (73-66-70-209, -7), T3. Tyler Rody, Oklahoma, (71-66-73-210, -6), T3. Joel Johnson, Portland, (71-71-68-210, -6), T5. Troy Merritt, Boise State, (67-70-76-213, -3), T5. Three golfers tied for fifth at 213 (-3).

           

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